If you can’t beat them, make it so they
can’t play to begin with. That’s been the mentality of the Ohio
Republican Party time and time again, and the latest budget bill from
the Republican-controlled Ohio House continues the trend.
Elected officials and business leaders
often claim preschool is one of the most impactful investments that can
be made in a child’s life. Now, local officials and leaders are
preparing to back that claim with the Cincinnati Preschool Promise.
Convening in packed City Council chambers
on April 29, Cincinnati officials discussed the costs and benefits of
the streetcar project in light of a $17.4 million budget gap revealed by
the city administration on April 16.
To cyclists, it’s a given that Cincinnati
desperately needs more bike lanes. But recent research shows bike lanes
don’t just pose advantages for cyclists; they can also help local
economies and public health.
The Ohio House Finance Committee on April 16 approved a
budget bill that would ban comprehensive sex education, defund Planned
Parenthood and fund crisis pregnancy centers that pro-choice groups call